|2013 10 19 Dr Susanna Kokkonen - Beth Zion Podcast|
Guest Speaker: Dr. Susanna KokkonenDirector of the Christian Friends of Yad Vashem, The Jerusalem Holocaust Education CenterOctober 19, 2013Message given at Beth Zion Messianic Synagogue in Jackson, New Jersey by Dr. Susanna Kokkonen with opening and closing remarks by Rabbi Jan Rosenberg.
Keywords: judaism; holocaust; history; israel; yad vashem; susanna kokkonen
|Rose Bergman 10Aug2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Lily)|
Rose Bergman was interviewed by Mark Gerstein on August 10, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center. Rose, a former teacher, recounts growing up in Poland after the Holocaust, her years in Israel, and finally her immigration to and life in the United States. Rose describes how both her parents fled the Nazi advance into Poland by escaping into the Soviet Union, where they struggled to survive. She recounts how after the war her parents returned to Poland, taking up residency in Lodz - where Rose was bor...
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